Dr. Corti is the PI of Neural Stem Cell Lab and Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Milan. She is a Neurologist at the UOC of Neurology, Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico. She is a researcher in the Neuroscience field, committed to studying the pathogenesis and stem cell/molecular therapies for the treatment of motor neurons diseases, in particular Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) and Spinal Muscular Atrophy with respiratory distress type I (SMARD1).
Since 1994 and after Medical Degree (1997, magna cum laude), Dr Corti has been involved in the research about neurodegenerative diseases and stem cells in the Department of Neurological Sciences of the University of Milan, where she obtained her education as researcher.
After Board Certification in Neurology, she obtained a PhD in Molecular Medicine at the University of Milan. Since 2004, up to now, she has worked first as research collaborator, then as Assistant Professor and from 2015 as Associate Professor at the University of Milan. In 2014 she obtained the habilitation as Associate Professor and as Full Professor of Neurology. She is a member of the Board of the PhD School of Molecular Medicine and of the Dino Ferrari Center Scientific Committee. The scientific results of Dr. Corti, basic and clinical research have been published in high citation rating peer reviewed journals.
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